Announcements (March 4, 2019)

27 February 2019
  • Sunday, March 3, 2019, The Katmandu Grill, 212 South 700 East, Ste D,Salt Lake City, Ut 84102, 801-355-0454
  • March 10, 2019, Piper Down,1492 South State Street,Salt Lake City, Utah 84115, 801-468-1492,
  • March 17, 2019, Zest, 275 South 200th West, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101, 801-433-0589, 
  • March 24, 2019, The Black Sheep Foothill, 1400 S Foothill Dr Ste 166, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, 801-877-9350
  • March 31, 2019, Noodles & Company - Sugarhouse, 1152 East 2100 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84106, 801-465-8880,

FAMILY FUN NIGHT: Monday, March 4th, 6:15 in Eliot Hall, dinner and minute to win it games.

UU MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION: 6pm Saturday, March 9th. Create your own mask and join us for a Mardi Gras feast of craw fish and all the fixin’s cooked up by our own southerner, Jim Turner. Join us in Eliot Hall for this celebration of the South. Auction Contribution $50 per person.  Buy tickets today call Colleen Bliss 801-918-1442 (Purchase tickets by March 5th)

UU ORIENTATION: with Rev. Tom and Rev. Monica will be held on Tuesday, March 12th, 7-9pm in Eliot Hall.  If you are new to our congregation, are interested in becoming a member, or want to refresh your basic understanding of being a UU, you are invited. Snacks will be served; childcare provided on request - please notify Rev. Monica, , no later than Thursday 3/7 if you need childcare in order to attend. Register @ or at the Congregation Life table.

SOCIAL JUSTICE: “Imprisoning a Generation”, Join us Monday, March 25th at 7pm in Eliot Hall for the free showing of the film which will follow four Palestinian children who were detained and imprisoned by the Israeli military.  Their perspectives, along with the voices of their families, combine to form a lens into the entangled structure of oppression that expand beyond the prison walls.   The film maker, Zelda Edmunds, a Portland, Oregon based activist will be in attendance for a QA following.  Ms. Edmunds is making this film available for Unitarian churches throughout the US, before it goes to the general public. 

ENVIRONMENTAL MINISTRY: THE MYSTERY: Answer to "Life, the Universe, and Everything" - A Dramatic Interpretation and Revelation. Friday, March 29, 2019, 7-9 PM, Eliot Hall, First Unitarian Church of SLC.  Enter via the double doors at the North Entrance.  As part of the program, 15 copies of Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot will be given to lucky members of the audience.

ENVIRONMENTAL MINISTRY is hosting The Good Grief Network, beginning its weekly 10-Step Program to combat despair, deepen self-awareness, and embrace interconnectedness. We invite everyone grappling with the enormous challenges of systemic sociopolitical, environmental, and spiritual change needed to reign in climate collapse and other large-scale ills to join us in building psychosocial resilience starting 2/27/19 from 6:30-8:15 pm in Room 218 (continuing Wednesdays through 5/01/19) Drop-ins are welcome but you can contact to RSVP or for more information.

ARTISTS DISCUSSING ART: The last Monday of every month artists gather at 7pm in the Haven to discuss each others art.  The group is open to all visual artist, watercolor, acrylic, oil, mixed media, fused glass, and clay. Bring work to discuss or just come to listen. Bring a light refreshment to share.

SAVE THE DATE:  Art Fair is Saturday & Sunday, April 20th & 21st

DINNER AND DIALOGUE: Meet other UUs on a more personal level over a potluck dinner. Sign up at the Congregational Life table in Eliot Hall to host or Join a group. Contact with questions.

MEDITATION WALKS:  Nature Walks along the Jordan River, every Tuesday 10am to Noon,  Meet at Arrowhead Park, 550 W 4800 S. Friendly dogs on leash welcome, 1 to 3 miles 

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION GROUP: Meets Sunday at 10am in the ParlorAn evening of Buddhist teachings investigating the foundations of mindfulness meditation. What is mindfulness and how might it be of benefit in our personal lives, alone and together as a community? We will consider how to cultivate a daily practice of mindfulness as taught by the Buddha and is practiced today. All are welcome. Come to the Parlor on the third Wednesday at 6:30 pm. For more information

MYSTICAL SPIRITUALITY: Meets the 2nd and 4th Sunday, 12:45 pm in Room 201

SANCTUARY:  Sanctuary Questions? Want to learn more about our Sanctuary effort? Stop by the Sanctuary table in Eliot Hall after each Sunday Service.

  • VOLUNTEER:  To volunteer to become a Sanctuary Host, sign up at:  
  • SANCTUARY TRAINING: One-on-one sanctuary training is provided to new sanctuary volunteers, after sign up  
  • DONATE:  Online donations to the Sanctuary Family Fund may be made at: To donate by check, make check payable to:  First Unitarian Church of SLC, and write: Sanctuary Family Fund in the note.

YOUNG ADULTS: A community of people in their 20's, 30's, or young at heart. See all of our upcoming events on Facebook: First Unitarian SLC Young Adults, or email us to receive notifications via email: , or you can reach out to Heather Drenckhahn

WALK:  Walks along the Jordan River with Mary, every Thursday 10am to Noon. Meet at Arrowhead Park, 550 W 4800 S. Friendly dogs on leash welcome, 1 to 2 miles.